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Brett Dennen - 90% match to Ben Taylor

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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1979, Oakdale, California, USA. Raised in the small Californian town of Oakdale, where he was given free creative rein by his parents, Dennen learnt to play music in the many free hours he was allowed as a home-schooled student. After becoming proficient on the guitar he started to write his own songs, a practise he continued during a degree course in Community Studies in Sa Read more

Amos Lee - 89% match to Ben Taylor

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Folk Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 2000s
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1977, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. After qualifying as a schoolteacher, Lee began singing professionally. Almost at once, his thoughtful take on smooth contemporary mildly jazzy pop struck a chord with the twenty-something audience. Playing acoustic guitar and singing in a relaxed and unpretentious manner, he reached a wide audience when he toured North America and Europ Read more

Martin Sexton - 57% match to Ben Taylor

Genres: Folk Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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2 March 1966, Syracuse, New York, USA. One of 12 children born to an office-equipment salesman father, Sexton got his start in music as a member of the covers band, By Design. At the end of the 80s the singer-songwriter had relocated to Boston, waiting tables and rehearsing his own compositions in his free time. In 1992 he assembled a home-made demo album of his compositions Read more

James Taylor - 50% match to Ben Taylor

Genres: Folk Holiday & Seasonal Jazz Music Theme Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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12 March 1948, Belmont, Massachusetts, USA. The embodiment of the American singer-songwriter in the late 60s and early 70s was the frail and troubled James Taylor. He was born into a wealthy family. His mother was a classically trained soprano and encouraged James and his siblings, including future recording artists Livingston Taylor (b. 21 November 1950, Boston, Massachuset Read more

Alo - 49% match to Ben Taylor

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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Marc Broussard - 48% match to Ben Taylor

Genres: Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
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Matt Costa - 48% match to Ben Taylor

Genres: Folk Pop / Rock Soundtracks
Decades Active: 2000s
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Matthew Albert Costa, 16 June 1982, Huntington Beach, California, USA. Although he learned to play guitar in his early teens, singer-songwriter Costa was more intent on a pro-skateboarding career. A bad injury curtailed his plans and while he was recovering from a broken leg, Costa turned his attention back to music. His early demos came to the attention of No Doubt guitaris Read more

David Gray - 43% match to Ben Taylor

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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13 June 1968, Sale, England but raised in the Welsh fishing village of Solva. Gray first aspired to being a rock performer after watching 2-Tone bands on television. He formed a punkish outfit at school, cranking out rock classics at double speed, then began writing songs when he was 17. Polydor Records A&R man Rob Holden heard a demo while recuperating from a motorcycle Read more

Mason Jennings - 42% match to Ben Taylor

Genres: Folk Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. A whole slew of new roots rock singer-songwriters appeared on the scene during the early twenty-first century, including acclaimed artists such as Ryan Adams, Rhett Miller, and Mason Jennings.Jennings was raised in the frigid locale of Pittsburgh, where he and his younger brother played in a variety of local outfits. By the time Read more

Ray LaMontagne - 42% match to Ben Taylor

Genres: Folk Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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1974, New Hampshire, USA. It is astonishing that Ray LaMontagne ever became a musician at all. He spent his early adult life avoiding any associations with his father, a Nashville musician who deserted his family when LaMontagne was aged four. It was a tough life as his mother and her children moved frequently, sometimes sleeping out in cars or tents. Growing up, he kept him Read more

Donavon Frankenreiter - 40% match to Ben Taylor

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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10 December 1972, Downey, California, USA. This American singer-songwriter is a close personal friend of fellow surfing musician Jack Johnson, and the patronage of the by-then world famous Johnson undoubtedly helped Frankenreiter promote his own music career in the early 00s.Frankenreiter grew up in California and began surfing professionally as a tee Read more

Josh Rouse - 39% match to Ben Taylor

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock World Music
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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1972, Nebraska, USA. This US singer-songwriter grew up in Nebraska but spent much of his teenage life following his father from state to state on military assignments. Rouse, who played in both high school orchestras and punk bands, studied at Austin Peay State University in Tennessee before resuming his itinerant wanderings. He finally settled in Nashville in the mid-90s wh Read more

Dave Barnes - 37% match to Ben Taylor

Genres: Blues Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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David Barnes, 20 June 1978, North Carolina, USA. Raised in Mississippi and Tennessee, singer-songwriter Barnes showed an early interest in writing songs but was a reluctant performer. He became more confident while studying Recording Industry Management at Middle Tennessee State University, and after graduation embraced the live circuit with passion, basing himself in Nashvi Read more

Alexi Murdoch - 35% match to Ben Taylor

Genres: Folk Pop / Rock
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Colin Hay - 34% match to Ben Taylor

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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29 June 1953, Kilwinning, Scotland. This singer-songwriter moved to Australia in his early teens. He formed Men At Work with Ron Strykert in 1978 and enjoyed a string of international hits in the early 80s with catchy pop singles including ‘Who Can It Be Now?’ and ‘Down Under’. After the break-up of Men At Work in 1985, Hay launched a solo career with the Read more


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